1. [ adjective ] headed or intending to head in a certain direction
Synonyms: bound

"children bound for school" "a flight destined for New York" often used as a combining form "school-bound children" "college-bound high school students"

Related terms: oriented
2. [ adjective ] (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
Synonyms: bound

"bound to happen" "an old house destined to be demolished" "he is destined to be famous"

Related terms: certain
Similar spelling:   destine